Arizona Diamondbacks at San Diego Padres 9/30/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, September 30, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Robbie Ray vs. Joey Lucchesi
The Arizona Diamondbacks head to Petco Park on Sunday, September 30, 2018 to take on the San Diego Padres. The expected starting pitchers are Robbie Ray for the Diamondbacks and Joey Lucchesi for the Padres.
The odds for this matchup have Arizona at -130 and San Diego at +110. The Diamondbacks have a 73-81-6 over/under mark and a 82-78-0 run line record. The Padres are 79-81-0 against the run line and have a 78-77-5 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 73-81-6 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 82-78-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 78-77-5 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 79-81-0 against the run line
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
09/15/18 P Clay Buchholz Elbow is out for season
09/04/18 3B Jake Lamb Shoulder 60-day DL (09/04)
07/12/18 P Shelby Miller Elbow 60-day DL (07/12)
07/08/18 RF Jarrod Dyson Groin 60-day DL (07/05)
06/01/18 P Taijuan Walker Forearm is out for season
05/09/18 P Braden Shipley Elbow 10-day DL (05/07)
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
09/28/18 RF Hunter Renfroe Illness is questionable Saturday vs Arizona Diamondbacks
09/13/18 SS Luis Urias Hamstring is out indefinitely
08/29/18 P Clayton Richard Knee 60-day DL (08/25)
08/22/18 3B Christian Villanueva Finger 10-day DL (08/22)
06/08/18 P Jose Torres Suspension is out for season
05/29/18 CF Franchy Cordero Forearm 10-day DL (05/28)
05/14/18 P Kazuhisa Makita Side 10-day DL (05/13)
04/15/18 P Dinelson Lamet Forearm 60-day DL (03/26)
04/04/18 2B Allen Cordoba Concussion 60-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Colin Rea Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
03/26/18 RF Alex Dickerson Elbow 60-day DL (03/28)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 81-79 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Robbie Ray has a 6-2 record with an earned run average of 3.91 and a WHIP of 1.32 this year. He has 157 strikeouts over his 119.2 innings pitched and he's given up 92 hits. He allows 6.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.27. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.61 and they have given up 478 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the bullpen and they've struck out 493 hitters and walked 214 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.72. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 1,295 base hits and 597 earned runs. They have allowed 172 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 513 batters and struck out 1,431. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.25 and their FIP as a unit is 3.91.
As a team Arizona is hitting .235, good for 29th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .398 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .290 with an on-base percentage of .389. He has 171 hits this season in 590 at bats with 83 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .534 and an OPS+ of 139. David Peralta is hitting .295 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .354. He has totaled 164 hits and he has driven in 87 men in 556 at bats. His OPS+ is 125 while his slugging percentage is at .520. The Diamondbacks have 1,270 hits, including 257 doubles and 173 home runs. Arizona has walked 553 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,443 times as a unit. They have left 1,077 men on base and have a team OPS of .708. They score 4.28 runs per contest and have scored a total of 685 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 65-95 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.14, Joey Lucchesi has a 8-9 record and a 1.32 WHIP this season. He has 137 strikeouts over the 124 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 121 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.29. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.55 and they have given up 544 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 716 batters and walked 205 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.41. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,417 base knocks and 705 earned runs this season. They have given up 182 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 512 hitters and struck out 1,382 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 while their FIP as a staff is 4.09.
As a team, they are batting .235, good for 30th in the league. The Padres hold a .380 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Freddy Galvis comes into this matchup batting .248 with an OBP of .300. He has 147 hits this year along with 67 RBI in 593 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .383 with an OPS+ of 88. Eric Hosmer is hitting .249 this season and he has an OBP of .317. He has collected 151 hits in 606 at bats while driving in 67 runs. He has an OPS+ of 96 and a slugging percentage of .391. The Padres as a unit have 1,271 base hits, including 249 doubles and 160 homers. San Diego has walked 462 times this year and they have struck out on 1,506 occasions. They have had 1,011 men left on base and have an OPS of .677. They have scored 3.81 runs per game and totaled 609 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Padres +110
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